Patrol Operations Division

The Patrol Operations Division of the Clinton Police Department is the largest division; it has 24 Police Officers patrolling the city of Clinton, which covers 38.01 square miles with approximately 27,000 residents.  Officers work 12 hour shifts patrolling the city 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Officers are also assigned to foot patrol and bicycle patrol. The Patrol Operations Division is responsible for patrolling all roadways, alleys, parks, residential, and industrial areas of the City.  Officers on patrol are responsible for enforcement of City Ordinances, traffic laws, and criminal laws. The police department had over 28,000 calls for service in 2014, resulting in over 4,500 criminal complaints. The other divisions of the Clinton Police Department function in support of the Patrol Operations division.